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# What are rational and rational numbers?

Updated: 8/21/2019

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Rational numbers are numbers which can be written in the form p/q where p and q are integers and q > 0. Rationals is often used as an abbreviation to refer to the set of all rational numbers.

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### How many rational numbers are there between two consecutive rational numbers?

There are no consecutive rational numbers. Between any two rational numbers there are an infinity of rational numbers.

### Is 3.9 rational or irrational?

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No. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. All rational numbers are real.

### Are rational numbers whole numbers?

The set of rational numbers includes all whole numbers, so SOME rational numbers will also be whole number. But not all rational numbers are whole numbers. So, as a rule, no, rational numbers are not whole numbers.

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### Are natural numbers the same of rational numbers?

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### Are all rational numbers whole numbers?

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14 is rational. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational Numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction.

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They do not. There is no relationship between rational numbers and rational decisions.

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